Multi-Day Tour

Classic Mexico Adventure (14 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Mexico City, Mexico To Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Valid for Departures: 23 Jun 2018 - 28 Dec 2019

Classic Mexico Adventure (14 days)


Day 1
Mexico City, Mexico
None None
Day 1 Mexico City: We recommend arriving a day or two early to fully explore this bustling metropolis. Talk to your agent about booking pre-tour accommodation. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Mexico City, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 2 Mexico City: Enjoy free time to explore Mexico City. Opt to check out the sprawling zócalo (main square), visit the Frida Kahlo museum in vibrant Coyoacán, or view impressive Mayan and Aztec artifacts at the National Anthropology Museum.
Day 3
Mexico City, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 3 Mexico City/Puebla: Rise early and explore the ancient city of Teotihuacan on a guided tour. Work up a sweat climbing the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon, and be rewarded by sweeping views of the ruins site. Travel to Puebla and enjoy an orientation walk downtown. Included Activities: Teotihuacán Pyramids Visit Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours, 50km) Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 145km)
Day 4
Puebla, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 4 Puebla: Enjoy a free day to explore the city. Opt to visit a ceramics workshop, check out the pyramid of nearby Cholula, sample delicious local specialties, or watch a lucha libre wrestling match at night.
Day 5
Puebla, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 5 Puebla/Oaxaca: Journey south to beautiful Oaxaca, and get a feel for the city on an orientation walk, stopping to visit one of its sprawling markets. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: First-class bus (5.00-6.00 hours, 340km)
Day 6
Oaxaca, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 6 Oaxaca: Take advantage of free time, and opt to explore the ruins at Monte Alban, learn to make mole in a cooking class, buy local handicrafts at nearby artisan villages, or samples some mezcal at a local distillery - look out for the worm!
Day 7
Oaxaca, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 7 Oaxaca/Palenque: Travel in style and fly to Villahermosa, then transfer to Palenque by land. Transport: Plane Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 145km)
Day 8
Palenque, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 8 Palenque: Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque, set in the jungle of Chiapas. Opt for a jungle walk in the afternoon. Included Activities: Palenque Ruins Guided Tour
Day 9
Palenque, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 9 Palenque/Mérida: Travel to the Yucatán Peninsula, stopping off in the seaside historic city of Campeche. Upon arrival in Mérida, enjoy an orientation walk to get to know the city's layout and attractions. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 370km) Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours, 185km)
Day 10
None Breakfast
Day 10 Mérida: Enjoy a free day to explore Mérida and surroundings. Opt to visit the Mayan ruins of Uxmal or explore the main square and historic buildings of Mérida.
Day 11
None Breakfast
Day 11 Mérida/Valladolid: Explore the ancient Mayan City of Chichén Itzá with a guided tour, then continue on to the quaint city of Valladolid. Opt to cool off with a swim in a nearby cenote, a natural water-filled sinkhole. Included Activities: Chichén Itzá Guided Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 120km) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 45km)
Day 12
Valladolid/Playa del Carmen
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 12 Valladolid/Playa del Carmen: Travel to Playa del Carmen to lounge on Mayan Riviera beaches. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program. Included Activities: El Hongo Mexican Community Restaurant & Youth Art Program Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 13
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 13 Playa del Carmen: Opt to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm or just play in the waves and enjoy the beach!
Day 14
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
None Breakfast
Day 14 Playa del Carmen: Depart at any time. Additional Notes: The Cancún airport is approximately 1 hour from Playa del Carmen. There are frequent public buses and shuttles from Playa del Carmen to the airport throughout the day. Included Activities: Departure Day

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If you want to experience all the flavours of Mexico you’re going to need more than just tacos and tequila ­– the music, the history, and the people all have a little something you’ll crave. Cities, beaches, jungle, and the curious spices of mole sauce all await on this 14-day tour that lets you hit the beach, discover the ruins of the Mayans, and wander colonial cities. Think of this as Mexico 101 ­without the pop quiz.

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